Dance Feast...for the curious and the passionate!
March 25, 2012
Summer Stages invites you to celebrate and support its 15th anniversary at an interactive, day-long extravaganza exploring the art of dance and movement!
Observe and participate in a wide range of tantalizing classes and workshops that offer a delicious array of dance, live music, and activities. Join one of the many sampler workshops to get a taste of Brazilian Capoeira, Swing dance, Disco Funk Line Dancing, or Trash Can Taiko. Indulge in an entrée of Master Classes in Ballet, Modern, Hip Hop, and African dance. Activities offered continuously throughout the day, including Aerial dance, Soundstair, and Hair Art, round out the menu. This satisfying feast will culminate with an all-star presentation by Summer Stages master faculty and special guest artists. Join us for all or any part of Dance Feast and celebrate Summer Stages’ 15th anniversary with a day filled with dance!
Delicious edibles from Trail’s End Café and The Concord Cheese Shop, Unique Sale Items to benefit Summer Stages, and More. Family Friendly!
TASTINGS: Workshops and demonstrations for everyone
Yoga with Leslie Salmon Jones
South Indian Classical Dance with Navarasa Dance Theater
Hip Hop with Brandon Albright and Illstyle & Peace Productions
Making Dances with David Parker & The Bang Group
Trash Can Taiko with Elaine Fong
Dances by Isadora (Isadora Duncan technique) with Catherine Gallant Dance
Swing Dance with a live jazz band
Irish “ModERIN” fusion with Darrah Carr Dance
Contact Improvisation with Olivier Besson
Disco Funk Line Dancing with David Dorfman
Body Percussion with Seán Curran
Capoeira (Brazilian martial arts) with ABADÁ-capoeira Boston
Butoh/Image based movement with Alissa Cardone
TaKeTiNa (Moving meditation rhythm workshop) with Elaine Fong
Afro Flow Yoga™ (Dance of the African Diaspora, yoga and live music) with Leslie Salmon Jones
Introduction to Ballet for adults and teens with Laurel Tennant, faculty, Boston Ballet School faculty
ENTREES: Master Classes for the experienced dancer
Margaret Tracey, Director, Boston Ballet School – Intermediate/Advanced Ballet
Seán Curran – Modern dance – weight, flow, space, gesture, anatomy and intention
Nani Agbeli – African Dance –traditional drumming and dancing from Ghana West Africa
Brandon Albright, Illstyle & Peace Productions - Hip Hop and Break Dancing
David Dorfman – Contemporary Dance – an eclectic class harnessing the body's momentum and force
ALL DAY APPETIZERS: Activities for all ages and experience!
Aerial Dance – Ropes and Silks led by Lynda Reiman, DeAnna Pellecchia, and Gina DeFreitas
Hair Art – Delirious Hair Designs created by Edisa Weeks
Soundstair –by composer/artist/architect, Christopher Janney (as seen at Boston Museum of Science!)
Media Lab - “After Disappearance,” a dance/drawing community art event created by Nell Breyer
DESSERT: Finale Presentation
Seán Curran Company
Brandon Albright / Illstyle & Peace Productions
Darrah Carr Dance
David Parker & The Bang Group
Catherine Gallant Dance
Nani Agbeli and Agbekor